Culturally and spiritually strong, vibrant, competent, healthy First Nations Health Directors who are experienced, professionally trained leaders with traditional knowledge that advocate for and work to sustain community wellness.
FNHDA and the First Nations Health Council also share a vision of “Healthy, self-determining and vibrant BC First Nations children, families and communities.”
A strong, professional First Nations Health Directors Association that:
The First Nations Health Directors Association (FNHDA) was registered as a legal entity in April 2010, although the idea of such an association was borne many years prior. The registration of the FNHDA accomplished a long-held dream of many First Nations Health Directors in British Columbia (BC). Health Directors have for many years managed and overseen a range of services and programs for their communities – based in diverse health facilities, with programs largely funded by Health Canada – First Nations and Inuit Health (FNIH).